Owner surrendered dog shakes uncontrollably at high kill facility


A terrified, owner-surrendered dog is tearing the heart out of volunteers who are witnessing his terrible fear. The black and white dog, ID#A384699, is so frightened at … Read More

Couple’s dog accidentally put down – shelter blames human error

A couple in Columbia, South Carolina, was heartbroken when they arrived at the  City of Columbia animal shelter to retrieve their dog and discovered that he had been accidentally put down. According to WCNC NewsRead More

In twilight of his life, 15-year-old dog surrendered by family

In the twilight of his life, a 15-year-old dog has found himself alone…held behind the bars of a lonely kennel run, with no familiar faces to provide him with comfort. The dog, named “Pepper,” has … Read More

No one to claim senior dog left at busy animal control agency

A senior dog is waiting to be saved from a busy, open intake animal control agency in Los Angeles County, California. The 10-year-old dog, named “Isis,” has been at the Lancaster shelter since November 15…in … Read More

Video reveals fear in pair of surrendered dogs

A video, taken on October 16 at the Harris County Public Health and Environmental Services facility in Houston, Texas, reveals the fear a pair of dogs is experiencing after their owner surrendered them.

The dogs, … Read More

Saving neglected ‘John Snow’

Photos and video of a badly neglected dog dubbed “John Snow,” resulted in numerous inquiries, heavy networking, and ultimately, rescue. The pit bull mix had been held at the busy, open-intake Chicago Animal Care and … Read More

At 16, senior dog left at shelter because family said she’s ‘too old’

At the admirable age of 16 years, a poodle mix named “Snow White” finds herself without a home after her family decided that she is “too old” to keep. The heartbreaking situation has … Read More

‘I died today’ Heartbreaking photo viral on Facebook

A heartbreaking photo was posted to Facebook on September 23, and it has proceeded to “go viral” on social media. The image of black trash bags lining a corridor in front of empty kennel runs … Read More

Friendly dog on death row after ailing owner surrendered her

A friendly eight-year-old dog is on death row after she was surrendered to a busy animal control agency in Manhattan, New York. The dog, named “Mia,” (A1091214) is already on the “to be destroyed” list … Read More

This is what happens when someone surrenders their dog

Have you ever stopped to think about the emotional toll that is taken on dogs who are surrendered to shelters? On September 14, Tammy Graves, of the Haley Graves Foundation Inc., captured a poignant photo … Read More